CHICAGO – Sept. 9, 2019
– The Big Sky Conference is building off one of its stronger seasons with an even bigger statement in the early season STATS FCS Top 25.
Five of the 13 teams in the largest FCS conference held spots in the national media poll Monday, including a whopping four in the top 10.
Eastern Washington, last year’s FCS runner-up, maintained its No. 4 ranking and was followed by the conference’s other two 2018 tri-champs and national quarterfinalists, No. 5 UC Davis and No. 6 Weber State. Montana State, which also made the playoffs and contributed to the Big Sky’s six postseason wins, moved up three spots to No. 10 after beating nationally ranked Southeast Missouri and Montana moved up two to No. 20.
SPOKANE, Wash. (July 15, 2019) –
Eastern Washington is the selection to win the Big Sky Conference title. The Eagles
earned the top spot in both the coaches and media polls, announced Monday by the league at the Football Kickoff being held at the Davenport Hotel in Spokane.
, who are coming off a 12-win season and a trip to the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game, received 140 points and 10 first-place votes in the coaches poll. In the media poll, Eastern Washington collected 25 first-place votes to sit atop the poll with 536 points.
BOISE, Idaho — The pressure of a season filled with unparalleled expectations culminated in a perfectly fitting moment for a team that took every single team’s best shot all season long.
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Montana fell to Eastern Washington 48-41 in Missoula in its Big Sky Conference opener on Saturday night. UM head coach Bob Stitt, senior defensive end (left) and redshirt freshman quarterback Gresch Jensen addressed the media following the defeat.